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William Hixton WESTRUP

Regimental number2009
Place of birthCorindhap Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, David Westrup, Corindhap, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Hixton spelt Hickson
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2016 Pte Oswald David WESTRUP, 35th Bn, killed in action, 9 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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